Friday, 9 February 2018


As you cross the Foryd Bridge and land in Kinmel Bay you are flanked by hostelries. On your left used to be Clwyd Private Hotel and Clwyd Cafe:

Now in the same building are The Harbour pub and Hungry Horse restaurant:

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On the opposite side of the road used to be The Ferry Hotel. At the time shown below Mr. & Mrs. Marsh were in charge.

Now in the same building is The Mayquay pub/restaurant:

Both of the colour pix above were taken a few days ago by Yours Truly.

  • The 2016 message from the UK's chief medical officers still applies. Research shows any amount of alcohol can increase the risk of cancer. There is no such thing as a safe level of drinking the stuff.
  • On 24th August 2018 the BBC reported that a new global study had been published in the medical journal The Lancet confirming that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption.

Below is a 1920s snapshot taken on Rhyl promenade, opposite West Parade. The first turning on your right is Queen Street.

Mary Hughes Birmingham

In shot is Mary Hughes of Birmingham with her brother and possibly her mother. There must be thousands of family snaps like this lying forgotten in attics and sideboards . . .

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